I am the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The listeners and I have healthy, fun and never negative conversations on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday and What Up Wednesday. If you haven't checked it out, please do and find out how uplifting the shows can be. My wife and I reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. We raised our 2 boys and little dog to be productive members of society.
Are you In Favor of Identification to Vote in Minnesota?
Congressman Tom Emmer says identification to vote is a big issue in our country and in the State of Minnesota. He says some form of identification should be presented to vote in Minnesota. Emmer says over 70% of Americans believe that some form of identification is appropriate to vote.
Plugged Ears? The Reason Could Be A Lot of Things
We have 3 levels to our ears; Inner, middle and external. Dr. Ted Truitt from St. Cloud ENT appeared on WJON's Health Matters program this week. An example of exterior ear issues include a build up of wax and swimmer's ear. Truitt says Q-tips are not recommended and can do more harm tha…
Central Minnesotans Can Expect to Pay More Dining Out
A worker shortage, COVID-19 pandemic and a shortage of many products has triggered inflation in many different areas in our economy. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says inflation is sticking around for the foreseeable future an…
Winter Blend Expected to Push Gas Prices Up in November
Hurricane Ida and the increased demand on gas pushed gas prices up locally in the past week. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He expects gas prices to drop slightly after Labor Day weekend and continue to fall through October.
Minnesota Father and Daughter Set Guinness World Record
A Minnesota father and daughter have achieved the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to row the length of the Mississippi River by a team. KJ and Casey Millhone, of Wayzata have officially been named as World Record holders alongside teammates Bobby Johnson and Rod Price, both from Florida.
Drought Is Going to Force Duck Hunting Adjustments
The ongoing drought throughout Minnesota and North and South Dakota is forcing duck hunters to adjust their plans for this fall. Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says we should expect smaller broods of birds and not as many young ducks due to the dry, drought like conditi…
Drought Will Affect Duck Hunting
Glen Schmitt from Outdoor News joined me on WJON today. He says those planning on doing some duck hunting should do some more scouting because there is more shoreline this year due to the drought. Glen says his normal duck hunting location is filled in with cat tails and lily pads and it may be to…
Severe Weather Moves Through Central MN Overnight
A radar indicated severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the National Weather Service at 1:37 a.m. for southeastern Todd County, Northern Stearns and southwestern Morrison Counties in central Minnesota until 2:15 a.m.
Wild To Face Vegas in The NHL Playoffs
The Minnesota closed the season with a 7-3 loss at St. Louis Wednesday night. The Wild will matchup with Vegas in their first round best of 7 series starting Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., pregame on AM 1390/93.9 FM Granite City Sports at 1:45. Game 2 is set for 9pm Tuesday, Game 3 will be in Minneso…
Banaian; 2 Trillion to be Added to National Debt [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State Economist, Dean School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today. King says the $600 extra unemployment dollars many have received over the last few months ended July 31. Democrats and Republicans have been debating extending the extra unemployment dollars with the de…